The Naples Daily News Athlete of the Week poll for April 24-29 is here.
Each week the Naples Daily News staff will select one finalist in each high school sport. Nominees are derived from scores and stats emailed in by Collier County’s coaches during the week to email@example.com. Readers can then vote in the online poll to determine who the Athlete of the Week will be.
Last week’s winner was Barron Collier softball player Gabby Alvarez, who received 16,897 votes of the 39,916 cast (42.33%).
The poll will be posted at naplesnews.com each Monday, and voting will end at 10 a.m. Thursday each week. The winner will be announced on the @ndnprepzone Instagram page and on Twitter at @NDN_PrepZone. The winning athlete will receive a shirt courtesy of BSN Sports.
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Here are the nominees for April 24-29:
Tyler Kozera, St. John Neumann
Threw a clean 3 1/3 innings, allowing just two hits and a walk while striking out five in a 4-0 win over Hardee.
Joslyn Baker, Naples
Went 4 for 6 with two walks, two RBI, and three runs scored in a pair of contests against Cypress Lake and Clewiston.
Ramsey Huggins, Community School
Set a new career-high with nine goals in the Class 1A-Region 3 semifinal game against Cardinal Mooney, winning 13-12.
Kali Cleary, Gulf Coast
Netted five of Gulf Coast’s 10 goals in the Class 2A-Region 3 semifinal game against Plant.
Boys Track and Field
Whylkeems Estimond, Golden Gate
Won the Class 3A-District 12 high jump, posting a mark of 1.87m to capture the district title.
Girls Track and Field
Annabelle Daley, Naples
Placed first in three events at the Class 3A-District 12 meet, winning in the 1600 and 3200, as well as running a leg of the 4×800 relay team that’s ranked No. 2 in Class 3A.
William Freshwater, Barron Collier
Finished as state runner-up in Class 3A singles and doubles for the Cougars, which made it to the state semifinals in Class 3A.
Lily Dounchis, Community School
Advanced to the singles final in Class 1A, finishing as runner-up, while winning the Class 1A doubles title with an 8-3 score.